Acrorius Kirsch, 1889,

Morrone, Juan J., 2013, The subtribes and genera of the tribe Listroderini (Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Cyclominae): Phylogenetic analysis with systematic and biogeographical accounts, ZooKeys 273, pp. 15-71: 43

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scientific name

Acrorius Kirsch, 1889
status

 

Acrorius Kirsch, 1889  Fig. 29

Acrorius  Kirsch, 1889: 25.

Ocromis  Sharp, 1890: 152 (lapsus).

Type species.

Acrorius puncticollis  Kirsch, 1889 (by indication, monotypy).

Diagnosis.

Small (4.0-6.8 mm); vestiture of seta-like scales and setae; scape medium-sized (reaching eye when resting in scrobe); elytra with small, rounded tubercles.

Relationships.

Acrorius  is the sister genus to Trachodema-Lamiarhinus-Philippius, taxa that in a previous analysis ( Morrone 1997a) constituted a paraphyletic group.

Species included.

Acrorius andersoni  Morrone, 1994; Acrorius bolivianus  Ocampo and Morrone, 1996; Acrorius cuprinus  Morrone, 1994; Acrorius nymphalis  Morrone, 1994; Acrorius otramas  Ocampo and Morrone, 1996; Acrorius papallacta  Morrone, 1994; Acrorius pillahuata  Morrone, 1994; Acrorius plicatifrons  Morrone, 1994; Acrorius puncticollis  Kirsch, 1889; Acrorius sisyphus  Morrone, 1994.

Geographical distribution.

Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru ( Morrone 1994a; Ocampo and Morrone 1996).

Material examined.

Acrorius andersoni  (CMNC), Acrorius bolivianus  (CMNC, MZFC), Acrorius cuprinus  (CMNC), Acrorius nymphalis  (CMNC), Acrorius otramas  (CMNC), Acrorius papallacta  (CMNC, MZFC), Acrorius pillahuata  (CMNC, FMNH), Acrorius plicatifrons  (FMNH) and Acrorius sisyphus  (CNCI, CMNC).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Curculionidae

Loc

Acrorius Kirsch, 1889

Morrone, Juan J. 2013
2013
Loc

Ocromis

Sharp 1890
1890